Harvard School of Public Health Takemi International Fellowships in USA

Harvard School of Public Health Takemi International Fellowships in USA

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  • USA

    About the Award:

    Takemi Fellows examine problems of mobilizing, allocating, and managing scarce resources to improve health, and of designing effective strategies for disease control and prevention and health promotion, with a focus on low and middle-income countries.


  • Fellowship


    Applicants should be mid-career researchers who have completed graduate degrees, published in internationally recognized journals, and demonstrated potential leadership capacity in their home countries.

    They are expected to show strong promise and appropriate preparation (including facility in English) to enable them to fully benefit from the experience.

    Further, they are expected to have made, or intend to make, a commitment to a career in health for which participation in the Program will be of significant value.

    Applications may come from any relevant discipline or profession (e.g., medicine, law, public health, economics, management, and social sciences).

    Value of Award:

    The Takemi does not provide funding. However, interested applicants can apply for funding from the following organisations:

    JPMA Funding:

    The Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA) offers Financial Support to 2 (Two) Takemi Fellows from low-income countries in the Takemi Program in International Health.

    The JPMA has been a longtime supporter of the Takemi program on an annual basis, and is making this additional gift in honor of the program’s 30th anniversary,supported by the special committee headed by Dr. Yoshitake Yokokura, President of the Japan Medical Association.

    Ford Foundation Funding:

    Ford Foundation is pleased to announce support for two West African Takemi Fellows for 2019-2020. Ford

    Foundation-supported Fellows will be provided $48,000 to cover living, health insurance, travel, and research expenses.

    Residents of West Africa may apply; priority is given to those in Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal. Applicants should propose a research project that relates to youth development, sexuality, reproductive health and rights, and includes a broader approach that places these issues within the overall developmental aspirations of youth.

    The proposal must also include analysis of a critical policy problem related to youth sexuality, with the goal of developing a policy brief and a specific plan for implementation.

    Duration of Program:

    Should you be accepted into the Program, Fellows are expected to begin their appointments on August 1 for 11 months.

    How to Apply:

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